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We Look Back At Jeremy Harding’s “Playground Riddim” In Our Throwback Playlist Series!


Recently, UK Recording Artist Mahalia released her Burna Boy featured single, “Simmer. Today, we show respect to the sample. Going into Playlist Mode yet again, we look back at the “Playground Riddim” in our #13thStreetThrowback Playlist Series! The Riddim was released in 1997 and produced by Jeremy Harding for his 2 Hard Label. It birthed the classics “Nike Air” by Mr. Vegas, “Pet & Pamper” by Mad Cobra, “Infiltrate” by Sean Paul, and the mega hit, Who Am I” a.k.a. “Sim Simma by Beenie Man! The Riddim was also sampled by UK Artists Krept & Konan, US Rapper Bizzy Bone, and UK DJ/Producer Spooky Bizzle.

Tune in for the vibes. If you love the Playlist, let us know and check out our previous Playlists! Check it out below, and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

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Jeremy Harding’s “Playground Riddim” Gets Sampled On @Mahalia & @BurnaBoy’s “Simmer”!


The season’s pretty hot, but you’re gonna need to cool down when UK Recording Artist/Actress Mahalia’s new tune drops! Teaming up with Nigeria Afrobeats Artist Burna Boy, they release “Simmer“! Produced by Jonah Christian and Felix Joseph, the Artists get into some relationship talk over a very familiar sample. Taking its place as an instantly recognizable sound is Jamaican Producer Jeremy Harding’s 1997Playground Riddim“! Released through the 2 Hard label, the Riddim featured Sean Paul’sInfiltrate“, Cobra’sPet and Pamper“, Mr. Vegas’Nike Air“, and Beenie Man’sWho Am I” a.k.a. “Sim Simma“! This isn’t the first time that the “Playground Riddim” has been sampled by Krept & Konan, and Bizzy Bone. Stay tuned to the Blog for a follow Article on this Riddim.

“Simmer” will appear on Mahalia’s debut album, “Love and Compromise” which will hit the streets in September. Sim Simma! Check out the tracks below, and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

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NEW MUSIC: @MajorLazer x @2Chainz x @Pusha_T x @TrvisXX x Mad Cobra – Night Riders


NightRiders

Last night, the creative minds at Major Lazer made their Television animation debut last night. During their debut they premiered one of their upcoming singles featuring Pusha T, 2 Chainz, Travi$ Scott and Jamaica’s own Mad Cobra. Titled “Night Riders“, the single showcases each artist dropping some fiery lines over Major Lazer’s unique production that fits as an alternative theme song for their show. Great single to listen to and Mad Cobra’s appearance is really awesome here. What do you think? Off ML’s upcoming “Peace Is The Mission” album, check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW VIDEO: @OnstageTV Interviews Mad Cobra


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The term “Dancehall in jail” is slowly becoming an actual thing with entertainers like Vybz Kartel and Busy Signal seeing jail time, many fear that Dancehall music will not see better days. As an entertainer who has seen great success for many years, Deejay Mad Cobra had a chat with Winford Williams on a few things. Here he spoke about returning to the U.S., being a victim of gun violence in 2010 and losing his visa, thoughts on Vybz Kartel’s imprisonment, walking away from violence, getting the big break with “Flex” and being signed to Columbia Records in the 90s, being absent from the spotlight for a while, studying Shabba Ranks performances, Sting and much more. Great interview here and a history lesson too, Cobra has always been a respected artist and veteran of his craft and he’s still churning out hits. Check out the videos below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW MUSIC: @ChinoMcGregor – Wet Weather Music


Wet Weather Music

Some rainy nights are needed. Today’s new music comes from “Mr. Ruff-It-Up“, Chino McGregor. Titled “Wet Weather Music” and produced by Di Genius, we hear Chino dropping suggestive lyrics that makes you want to reach for your lover and make things happen. The production is really on point here as it reminds me of Mad Cobra’sFlex“. Can we have a quick fight so we can have make up sex? Hurry up and come fi the love. Check out the song below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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Mixtape Movements: @NeekoReggae – The Sextape!


Today’s not Valentine’s Day but that doesn’t mean you can’t attend to some bedroom duties. Allow me and DJ Neeko to provide you with some music to get the mood going! Titled “The Sextape!“, this features 54 tracks of some of the hottest sex themed Dancehall hits from Vybz Kartel, Mad Cobra, Konshens, Popcaan, Aidonia and many more. These voicemail skits are funny, these ladies need Neeko. Perfect for your “sessions”, check out the tape below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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